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WAGD Radio: Imagine a Military Targeting Bot with the Instincts of Henry Kissinger

As AI develops, it will take a more significant role in foreign policy and conflict. Will it serve as a moderating force or one that compounds ruthlessness and the tolls wars take? Joe Cirincione joins David Rothkopf and Jon Wolfsthal to discuss how AI has already become a staple ...  Show more

The DSR Daily for December 1: Reports Say Israel Received Intelligence on Hamas Attack in Advance, George Santos’s Expulsion Vote Looms

On our Friday DSR Daily, we cover reports that Israel received intelligence about the October 7th attack, George Santos’s impending expulsion vote, a Senate subpoena in the Supreme Court ethics inquiry, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit 

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